Wednesday, March 2, 2011

NYC SPIN 3/15: Lou Gasco: Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success

The NYC SPIN is pleased to welcome Lou Gasco. Lou's topic is: "Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success".

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March 2011 NYC SPIN Meeting Announcement
Date: March 15, 2010
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success
Presenter: Lou Gasco
Location: Microsoft


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Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success

Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success is based on a global survey run by MuTo Performance Corp. every year.   During the presentation, Lou will discuss the Top 10 Obstacles based on the survey data. The findings are useful to Project Managers, Program Managers, and Senior I.T. Leadership who wish to understand the nature of the most  common project obstacles.

The audience's experiences are often the foundation of discussion around each of the obstacles.

Overall, the presentation is humorous (in a Dilbert sort of way), yet educational and enlightening.  Many of the obstacles seem obvious, until we uncover what root causes lie beneath them. Audience members walk away with plenty of thought provoking ideas for solutions to their existing obstacles, and new perspectives on how to tackle new ones.

Biography - Lou Gasco
Lou Gasco is the principal of MüTō Performance Corp., a company devoted to improving the ability to successfully adapt to change, manage that change, and safeguard shareholder value for their clients.
Lou is a highly accomplished visionary with over 20 years of domestic and international experience in creating, leading and managing process and operational improvements across the Fortune 500.  His driven, results oriented, and decisive leadership skills have proven successful in promoting atmospheres of teamwork, and progressively motivated associates in company’s he’s touched. The effect of his involvement has created hundreds of millions in savings and revenues for his clients over the years.  Savings are typically found by shortening time-to-deployment, maximizing resources, and minimizing project surprises.
Lou has served as a consultant for many companies from major corporations, to small and medium sized firms, in project management, architecture, and management consulting roles.
He is best known for his ability to demystify the complexities of business, and leading organizations to successful achievement of their goals.  His efforts at MüTō Performance Corp. through the auspices of the company’s highly acclaimed “Top 10 Obstacles to Project Success” represents the culmination of his experience presented in a learning and consultative services model that supports organizations seeking to improve their project successes.

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